2018 Farewell holiday gift guide: The mini version!

It’s holiday season!

Which means there is a lot of fun stuff about to happen, a ton of memories about to be made, wishes to be given, prayers to be prayed, and gifts to be gifted.

That being said, gifting someone is easy. You just go up to the person and hand it over to them along with a greeting. But do you know what’s not easy? 

Selecting the appropriate gift. Hence, I’ve come up with an exclusive “mini” holiday gift guide. It is mini because it has specific gifts instead of varieties in a single category. This makes it easy for you to not overthink and give what’s confined in the list. If choosing a gift is a major problem for you during Christmas or the holidays as a whole, this guide will make it extremely easy. 

Above all, this guide contains a wide domain of gifts suitable for a mother, a gamer, a dad, a geek, a kid, and even a pet. Check out this 2018 holiday tech gift guide. Curated, just for you!

Bose Solo 5 TV Sound System

Amplify the sound produced from your TV and convert it into a blissful experience. It has three connectivity options including Bluetooth functionality deeming it fit for watching videos and listening to songs on your phone while you’re home. An additional dialogue mode intelligently highlights dialogues from scenes, making them more audible. This makes the Bose Solo 5 TV Sound system the best gift for families.

Price: $199 (Subject to change)


Sennheiser HD 4.50 SE Wireless Noise Cancelling Headphones

This special edition Sennheiser headphone is a catch. With Bluetooth 4.0 support, noise cancellation, integrated microphone, a 19-hour long battery life, and an additional cord; there is nothing like it right now. Wear them anywhere, yet immerse yourself in the sweet world of music. 

Price: $129.95 (Subject to change)


Beats Solo3 Wireless On-Ear Headphones 

Do something good this holiday season, apart from gifting. Buy these headphones to automatically donate to cure AIDS. Besides, the Beats Solo 3 provide best-in-class audio with a great battery life of up to 40 hours. 5 minutes of charging gives you 3 hours of playback, too. These work best with iPhones and also have smooth controls for Siri– Apple’s digital assistant. 

Price: $239.95 (Subject to change)


Bose SoundLink Micro Bluetooth speaker

Want to go? Want to run but don’t like headphones? The Bose Soundlink Micro speaker is the thing you want. The bass it provides is incomparable to any speaker its size. It is waterproof, allowing you to not worry about it during rains and splashes. The 6 hours of battery life it gives is more than sufficient for a quick trek. Above all, the built-in microphone allows you to accept calls and conjure up Siri or Google Assistant on your phone. A good gift for Christmas.

Price: $79 (Subject to change)


YI Dome Camera

This camera offers 720p recording with two-way microphone support. It also has splendid intelligence features such as automatic subject centering. Further, the Yi Dome Camera pairs with your Android or iOS device to share data which it stores on the cloud. You can use this camera to look over your baby, capture the front door, and much more. 

Price: $32.29 (Subject to change)


Dell UltraSharp U2715H 27-Inch Screen LED-Lit Monitor

A monitor is always a good gift to give. It sets ground for newness throughout the year. It is probably what you stare at every day. This one, though, has a 27-inch QHD display with excellent angles. Anti-glare coating makes the display look more modern. Gift it to your nephew and he’ll thank you every single day. 

Price: $329 (Subject to change)


Twelve South AirSnap

Original AirPods cases looks like a dental floss. This sleeve makes it de facto look like a sophisticated one. It comes with a clip that attaches to anything it can snap on and the bottom cutout allows convenient charging. This is quite a gift for anyone. It’s cute and cheap. 

Price: $23.99 (Subject to change)



LuminAID Solar Inflatable Lanterns

This solar powered lantern is acts both as a helping hand as well as a party prop. All you have to do is place it under the sun for 10-14 hours and enjoy its 24-hour illumination. Its IP67 waterproofing makes it the perfect accessory for pool parties. When you don’t use it, fold it and stack it anywhere you want. It’s an interesting gift to give this holiday.

Price: $24.99 (Subject to change)


The Original Healthy Juicer

Climate change is affecting a lot of lives. Which has made living healthy a priority. What better way to live a healthy life than juicing vegetables? The Original Healthy Juicer is a classy alternative to most electric juicers, and to top it off, is fairly easy to use. It’s also very easy to clean and fits well with other stuff in the kitchen. If the person is a fitness freak, this gift is the perfect one to give.

Price: $64.97 (Subject to change)


iRobot Roomba 675 Robot Vacuum

Want to gift someone whose house you find messy? Then this is perfect for you. Speak to Alexa or Google Assistant to schedule a clean-up and Roomba will handle the rest. This robotic vacuum cleaner has a ton of impressive features such as edge detection, dirt concentration detection, and more. Roomba claims to suck in large as well as small debris. Let this robot roam your house this holidays!

Price: $230.64 (Subject to change)

Philips Hue 2

Modern homes require smart lighting. And the Philips Hue range of bulbs are practically the pioneers of smart home devices. You can choose from a variety of moods and times according to which the light will adapt. These bulbs also have 16-million colors from which you can choose and are controlled by an app on your phone. Further, these lights gently dim to give a pleasant effect. 

Price: $89.99 (Subject to change)


Portal from Facebook

Portal is a device which plans to connect people. Place it on a table and use Messenger to voice call or video call. The receiving party doesn’t have to compulsorily have a Portal device, though. It comes with subject detection and a wide angle camera. For those who have trust issues with Facebook over privacy, Facebook ships a camera cover and assures that data is stored locally but not passed on to data centres.

Price: $149 (Subject to change)


Exploding Kittens Card Game

Holidays are the times when people come together and collectively have fun. This game ups the element of fun and at the same time brings everyone closer. It’s a fun game if you love cats, explosions, and goats. 

Price: $19.99 (Subject to change)


Tile Pro

If you know someone who constantly loses one thing or the other, you can gift them this gadget. Tile pairs with your phone and keeps track of your things. All you have to do is clip, or hang it with the item you need to track. The best way to use it is to clip it with a bunch of keys since these are the things that often get misplaced. Gifting it will be godly for those who need it. 

Price: $59.99 (Subject to change)


Ember Temperature Control Ceramic Mug

No one likes warm coffee. This smart cup maintains the temperature at a certain point so as to make sure he beverage remains hot. And it can do that for an hour straight. Ember has a LED indication system that indicates the status of temperature in the cup. You can also choose from different color options for the LED light. On top of everything, the ceramic finish feels like you’re sipping from a legitimate cup. 

Price: $79.99 (Subject to change)

Petcube Bites Pet Camera with Treat Dispenser

Fling treats at your dog or cat while monitoring it in full 1080p resolution and sound. This pet monitor is the perfect gift for pet owners. It can also automatically order new treats by using Amazon’s dash functionality. Additionally, you can interact with your pet with two-way audio, which is cute.

Price: $179 (Subject to change)


Organic Ready to Drink Whole30 Approved ZUPA NOMA Vegetable Superfood Soup

Another healthy gift you can give is a nutritious supplement of soup. Trust me, it’s delicious and it has a ton of veggies, full of fiber. Also, this soup comes gluten-free. All of its flavors contain up to four servings of superfoods and organic veggies. On top of everything, these are absolutely sugar-free as well as free of preservatives. 

Price: $84.99 (Subject to change)


Kano Harry Potter Coding Kit

This is the best gift you can give to a school-going kid. It is an electronic wand that pairs with an iPad or any other tablet to teach programming to students. All you have to do is code and wave your wand to move, reveal, and adjust stuff on the screen. Moreover, this wand has been awarded a spot in Time’s Best Inventions of 2018. 

Price: $69.99 (Subject to change)

Nintendo Switch

This is the best portable gaming console ever created. Carry it anywhere and play. Usually, portable consoles come at an expense of better graphics. But the Nintendo Switch has the best graphics a console can ever have. In short, it matches higher-end consoles such as the Play Station 4 and the XBox One. A wide variety of games, too, make it the best gift you can ever give a gamer.

Price: $299 (Subject to change)


Bushnell 16MP Trophy Cam

If someone you want to gift to is fond of outdoor games and adventure, this trophy cam is the best gift you can give. It has a 0.3-second trigger speed, one-year battery life for all-season scouting, and 16 MP high-quality recording. It looks like a military equipment, though. And it’s good!

Price: $100.6 (Subject to change)


That’s it for now. Although, we’ll be on the forefront adding new items to this list. Keep checking this post out for more products and ideas. 

In the meanwhile, check out this list of the best iPhone camera accessories by clicking on the link below:

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